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Theodoros Angelopoulos (1935–2012)


Theo Angelopoulos began to study law in Athens but broke up his studies to go to the Sorbonne in Paris in order to study literature. When he had finished his studies, he wanted to attend the School of Cinema at Paris but decided instead to go back to Greece. There he worked as a journalist and critic for the newspaper "Demokratiki Allaghi" until it... See full bio »

Died:

(age 76) in Piraeus, Greece

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Known For

Topio stin omichli
(1988)
Eternity and a Day
(1998)
To vlemma tou Odyssea
(1995)

Filmography

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 2012 Mundo Invisível (segment "Céu Inferior")
 1998 Eternity and a Day (as Theo Angelopoulos)
 1995 Lumière et compagnie (Documentary) (as Theo Angelopoulos)
 1983 Capitali culturali d'Europa (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1981 Oi reporters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1977 Oi kynigoi
 1975 O thiasos
 1972 Days of 36
 1970 Anaparastasi
 1968 Ekpombi (Short)
 1965 Peripeteies me tous Forminx (uncredited)
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3 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Theo Angelopoulos | Thodoros Angelopoulos | Théo Angelopoulos | TheoAngelopoulos
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Personal Quote:

Oi kynigoi (1977) reflects how a man of my generation sees Greek history, a history whose continuation blends with the years of my own life. It is a study of the historical conscience of the Greek bourgeoisie. In Greece, the ruling class is afraid of history and, for this reason, hides it. The Hunters starts from this premise. See more »

Trivia:

Biography in John Wakeman, editor, "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985," pp. 55-59. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988. See more »

Trademark:

Uses long, static takes combined with complex tracking shots and beautiful landscape photography. See more »

Nickname:

Theo

Star Sign:

Taurus

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